Online Resources - Organizing

May 29, 2011
Homeless Nation is a non-profit endeavor founded by Daniel Cross, a documentary filmmaker whose films deal with social justice and Canada's homeless. In the making of his films "The Street" and "S.P....
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, Organizing, Multimedia, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
ACTO works for the advancement of human rights and justice in housing for low-income Ontarians through legal advice & representation, law reform, community organizing, training and education.
Keywords: Organizing, Tenants' Rights, Ontario, Organizations
May 29, 2011
Upping the Anti is a radical journal of theory and action which provides a space to reflect on the state of political organizing in Canada.
Keywords: Organizing, Organizations, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
A group fighting against the forces which marginalize women in Canada.
Keywords: Organizing, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
A radical web resource center with extensive news, analysis, articles, and links.
Keywords: Media, Organizing, Multimedia, Organizations, International
May 29, 2011
Seven Oaks Magazine serves a a critical voice to political actions, both inside and outside of Canada.
Keywords: Media, Organizing, General resources, All of Canada
May 29, 2011 is a broad-based peace coalition based in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, endorsed by over 160 organizations and prominent individuals. This website is dedicated to the anti-war...
Keywords: Organizing, war, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
The West Kootenay Boundary Community Services Directory is a list of the community services in the West Kootenay Boundary region.
Keywords: Organizing, British Columbia, Directories
May 29, 2011
The mission of the Information For Change website "is to support informed decision-making by volunteer leaders, staff, and program participants of community services organizations during a period of...
Keywords: Government Policy, Organizing, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
Strategic Thoughts is a blog run by David Schreck. It provides in-depth analysis of the BC Government's new policies and legislation.
Keywords: Blogs, Government Policy, Organizing, Workers' Rights, British Columbia
May 27, 2011
Some interesting sites resulting from seniors organizing: the B.C. Coalition to Eliminate Abuse of Seniors (B.C. CEAS) has been formed to "create a network for sharing information identifying issues...
Keywords: Organizing, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
May 27, 2011
The Common Front for Social Justice is fighting to build a more human society based on the respect and dignity of all.
Keywords: Human Rights, Organizing, social justice, Tenants' Rights, Workers' Rights, New Brunswick, Organizations
May 27, 2011
"The Saskatoon Downtown Youth Center Inc. (EGADZ) is a community based inter-agency organization that provides resources and actively supports services that empower youth at risk to help themselves...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Organizing, Organizations, Saskatchewan
May 25, 2011
This network is a grassroots, membership-based organization that formed to protect human rights, civil rights and the Sonoran desert along the Arizona-Mexico border.
Keywords: Arizona, border communities, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, mexico, Organizing, Organizations, United States
May 25, 2011
This site acts as a virtual library on Non-Governmental Organizations.
Keywords: ngo, Organizing, General resources, International
May 25, 2011
Information on treaties, economic development. Social development program includes income support reform, children's issues, poverty and disabilities.
Keywords: Indigenous, Organizing, Organizations, All of Canada
May 25, 2011 is a searchable database of organizations with 20,000 entries in 140 countries. Idealist connects people, organizations, and resources to help build a world where all people can live...
Keywords: Organizing, Directories, General resources, International
May 25, 2011
OCAP is a direct-action anti-poverty organization based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. They oppose government policy which targets poor and working people.
Keywords: anti-poverty, Homelessness, Organizing, Tenants' Rights, Ontario, Organizations
May 25, 2011
Why Hunger is a US based non-profit that fights against poverty hunger in the US and internationally. Why Hunger is a leader in building the movement to end hunger and poverty by connecting people...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Health, Organizing, Campaigns and initiatives, International
May 19, 2011
The Council is a coalition of Canadian voluntary sector organizations working globally to achieve sustainable human development. CCIC seeks to end global poverty, and to promote social justice and...
Keywords: end poverty, Organizing, Organizations, All of Canada, International
May 19, 2011
LIFT is based in Toronto. Programs include: community economic development, community education, and social policy development.
Keywords: Family, low-income families, Organizing, Toronto, Ontario, Organizations
May 19, 2011
FSNA is a not-for-profit association dedicated to protecting the rights and enhancing the benefits of federal retirees. Their website also contains valuable information relevant to all seniors,...
Keywords: federal government, Organizing, pension, retirees, Seniors and Elders, Organizations, All of Canada
May 19, 2011
Founded in 1998, Women Thrive (Formerly Womens Edge Coalition) develops, shapes, and advocates for policies that foster economic opportunity for women living in poverty.
Keywords: Human Rights, human rights, Organizing, poverty, Women, women, Organizations, United States
May 18, 2011
The Maquila Solidarity Network (MSN) is a labour and women's rights organization that supports the efforts of workers in global supply chains to win improved wages and working conditions, and...
Keywords: labour, Organizing, sweatshops, Women, workers rights, Workers' Rights, Campaigns and initiatives, International
April 18, 2011
Dignity for All is a multi-year, multi-partner, non-partisan campaign. This campaign’s vision is to make a poverty-free and more socially secure and cohesive Canada a reality by 2020. The conviction...
Keywords: fighting poverty, Government Policy, Organizing, poverty free, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
April 14, 2011
Pivot Legal works to advance the interests and improving the lives of marginalized persons through law reform, legal education, and strategic legal action. Pivot’s mandate is to use the law to...
Keywords: child welfare, child welfare, criminalization, criminalization, Downtown Eastside, Downtown Eastside, Homelessness, homelessness, homelessness, Human Rights, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, Organizing, policing, policing, sex workers, sex workers, social change, social change, social justice, social justice, Welfare, Women, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations, Reports and documents, Research and education, Services
April 8, 2011
Alternatives North is a social justice coalition operating in the Northwest Territories. Within our ranks are representatives of churches, labour unions, environmental organizations, women and family...
Keywords: activist, north, Organizing, social justice, Campaigns and initiatives, Northwest Territories
March 30, 2011
The Nunavut Roundtable for Poverty Reduction brings together those who fight to reduce poverty in our territory. The Nunavut Roundtable for Poverty Reduction was created in the summer of 2010 as a...
Keywords: Indigenous, Inuit, Organizing, poverty reduction, Poverty Research, Campaigns and initiatives, Nunavut, Reports and documents
March 10, 2011
The Coalition For Public Legal Services' mission is to renew British Columbia's commitment to legal aid!
Keywords: Legal Aid, Organizing, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
March 8, 2011
The Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition facilitates the elimination of poverty in the Yukon through awareness, advocacy and action. Our members are an action-based team who partner with other community...
Keywords: anti-poverty, Disability, food bank, Foodbanks and Food, Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, Organizing, Poverty Research, services, shelters, Tenants' Rights, Unemployment, Welfare, Organizations, Yukon
November 23, 2010
A non-profit, non-partisan charitable organization representing the interests of low-income people in Canada. Help us work towards the eradication of poverty.
Keywords: Organizing, poverty reduction, Poverty Research, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
June 28, 2010
The Living Wage for Families Campaign raises awareness about the negative impact of low-wage poverty on families and communities throughout BC. It also advocates for what poverty researchers believe...
Keywords: Government Policy, living wage, Organizing, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
April 20, 2010
PCAP is a direct action anti-poverty group made up of poor people and their allies. We believe in the power of people to organize themselves. PCAP mounts social justice campaigns against regressive...
Keywords: anti-poverty, Organizing, Ontario, Organizations
April 19, 2010
KAIROS is a faith-based non-denominational social justice organization. KAIROS believes that poverty in Canada is neither inevitable nor acceptable.
Keywords: faith-based, Organizing, social justice, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
March 2, 2010
The Association of Community Legal Clinics of Ontario (ACLCO) is the representative body of Ontario's community legal aid clinics. The Association's objectives are to: Improve the legal welfare of...
Keywords: community legal clinics, Legal Aid, legal clinics, Legal Research, Organizing, Ontario, Organizations
February 26, 2010
This web site is created by the Ontario Project for Inter-Clinic Community Organizing (OPICCO). It offers information and resources to help legal clinics, community agencies, activists and low-income...
Keywords: community development, law reform, legal information, Legal Research, Organizing, social justice, Campaigns and initiatives, Manuals and guides, Ontario, Organizations
October 20, 2009
By Susan C. Boyd, Donald MacPherson, Bud Osborn This book tells a story about community activism in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES) that culminated in a social justice movement to open the first...
Keywords: community activism, Downtown Eastside, Organizing, safe injection site, Books
July 31, 2009
Founded in 1985, the Council of Canadians is a registered non-profit organization that does not accept money from corporations or governments. Through our campaigns we advocate for clean water, fair...
Keywords: Organizing, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
June 12, 2009
The Rabble Activist Toolkit is a “wiki”, a group of collaborative webpages that members can create and modify. Its purpose is to provide a dynamic online repository of useful guides,...
Keywords: activism, Organizing, General resources, All of Canada
June 4, 2009
The District of Parry Sound Poverty Reduction Network is a non-partisan organization that is composed of representatives from several social agencies in the district along with concerned individuals...
Keywords: anti-poverty, Organizing, parry sound, Poverty Research, General resources, Ontario